Posts Tagged ‘growth’

Australian-owned businesses going broke – even though their turnover is in the millions

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Nearly every week we read about an Australian-owned business going broke – even though their turnover is in the millions.

Within the last week alone there have been reports of collapses … more »

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Maybe now is the time to buy/ open a business

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Australian entrepreneurs are optimistic about opportunities for growth, with 74% saying they would open a new business in this country right now, according to a study released yesterday by the … more »

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Food franchises soar as independents fall out of favour

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Franchises appear to be spearheading growth in the food industry, according to a new report, which shows café chains grew by 5.2% in 2011 while independent cafés declined.
 
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The importance of insuring your business

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Seeking the most appropriate insurance to cover your business is an arduous task for those starting out.
But things can (and do) go wrong, as a natural therapy centre in Queensland … more »

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To build or buy a business, that’s the question

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When you are looking to start a business or grow a business, the question sometimes comes down to whether to grow a business from scratch or buy a business. It’s … more »

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The ‘Steve Jobs of yoghurt’ – how to achieve sales of $1billion in just 7 years

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Hamdi Ulukaya”s tale is almost too incredible to believe. Seven years ago he bought an old dairy plant and hired five staff. This year his business is on track to … more »

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If the banks won't lend you any money, consider 'crowdfunding'

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A US-based start-up is planning to open thirty stores on the same date and at the same time, using crowdfunding to finance the rapid expansion, suggesting start-ups here can do … more »

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